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Histology Testbank: Special Senses 6

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What is within the membranous labyrinth?
a. Lymph
b. Blood
c. Endolymph
d. Perilymph
e. Air

2.
What is within the bony labyrinth?
a. Lymph
b. Blood
c. Endolymph
d. Perilymph
e. Air

3.
Which contains endolymph?
a. Scala vestibuli
b. Scala tympani
c. Cochlear duct
d. Both a and b
e. All a, b, and c

4.
Which contains perilymph?
a. Scala vestibuli
b. Scala tympani
c. Cochlear duct
d. Both a and b
e. All a, b, and c

5.
Where are the sensory receptors for hearing?
a. Saccule
b. Utricle
c. Organ of Corti
d. Semicircular canals
e. Both a and b

6.
Where are the sensory receptors for movement?
a. Saccule
b. Utricle
c. Organ of Corti
d. Semicircular canals
e. Both a and b

7.
Where are the sensory receptors for position?
a. Saccule
b. Utricle
c. Organ of Corti
d. Semicircular canals
e. Both a and b

8.
What structure is shaped like a snail shell?
a. Saccule
b. Utricle
c. Organ of Corti
d. Semicircular canals
e. Cochlea
Answer: e

9.
Where is the organ of Corti?
a. Saccule
b. Utricle
c. Crista ampullaris
d. Semicircular canals
e. Cochlea

10.
What sensation does the crista ampullaris recognize?
a. Sound
b. Position
c. Movement
d. Vibration
e. All of the above

11.
Which cell type is the receptor cell within the organ of Corti?
a. Cells of Hensen
b. Hair cells
c. Inner border cells
d. Outer phalangeal cells
e. Inner pillar cells

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